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Building a just society

We pursue systemic change for social justice, economic and race equity, and fundamental human rights.

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Worried about your home or job during the coronavirus pandemic?

COVID-19 has shaken the lives of Marylanders in many ways. Check out answers to frequently asked questions about workers' and tenants' rights.

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Stories of Justice

Home care workers hold employer accountable for unpaid wages and retaliation

Lawsuit also sets good case law for enforcing workers’ rights

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Read how you’re building a just society in the FY21 Annual Report

You inspired and powered our work to address the immense challenges surfaced by the COVID-19 pandemic while, at the same time, advocating for laws, policies, and practices to advance...

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Court of Appeals rules that Kent County bailiffs’ “Thin Blue Line” facemasks fuel bias and violate defendant’s right to an impartial jury

The display of the “Thin Blue Line” American flag on bailiffs’ COVID-19 facemasks in a Kent County courtroom is an inherently prejudicial practice that violates a defendant’s right to an…

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Baltimore Renters United secures commitment from the office of Mayor Scott to improve eviction prevention programs

After a public pressure campaign, Baltimore Renters United (BRU) has secured commitments to address delays in the delivery of eviction prevention funds to tenants in need and to fund education…

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Workers prevail in years-long fight to hold employer accountable for wage theft and disability discrimination

After a five-year fight in the courts, transportation dispatcher Whitney Davis and assisted living care providers Stephanie Crawford, LaShonda Dixon, and Octavia Parker have achieved a very favorable settlement in…

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Rally for a better Baltimore

Stop the stall on inclusionary housing. Demand equitable and affordable housing options for all.

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